Shady: 77 Year-Old Arizona Man Freed After Serving 37 Years On Double Life Sentence For Murder When Ex-Wife Reveals Lie That Convicted Him!

It’s a dirty game y’all…

Arizona Man Released From Prison After 37 Years After Wife Admits To Framing Him

Via ABCNews

A man who spent almost four decades in prison for killing two people in the Arizona desert today pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder and will go free.

Bill Macumber entered a plea in Maricopa County Superior Court under an agreement with prosecutors and received a sentence of time served. Although the victims’ family asked Judge Bruce Cohen to deny his request, prosecutors said they couldn’t pursue a third trial because key evidence had been destroyed or lost.

The 77-year-old Macumber, who had no history of violence, was convicted in the 1970s in one of the most sensational murder cases in the history of Arizona. Macumber was twice sentenced to life in prison for killing Joyce Sterrenberg and Tim McKillop, both 20 years old, and leaving their bodies in the desert. In total, he has served 37 years.

On May 24, 1962, the young couple was found shot and killed next to their car in an area now near Scottsdale. The case went cold for 12 years until Macumber’s wife, Carol Kempfert, went into the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office department where she worked and told her supervisors that her husband had confessed to the murders. Macumber was arrested a week later.

In 1975, Kempfert testified against her now ex-husband, again saying that he confessed. During the trial, three pieces of evidence allegedly had been collected by investigators at the scene and were also presented: a .45 automatic pistol, a lifted palm print and bullet casings, according to the Maricopa County Attorney’s office. At the time, prosecutors argued that the physical evidence linked Macumber to the murder scene.

Macumber was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and was sentenced to two concurrent life terms that year. After successfully appealing his convictions, Macumber was retried in 1977 and again found guilty and sentenced to two life terms.

Until a lawyer named Larry Hammond approached Macumber’s son to tell him that his mother had put a banana in his father’s tail pipe, there was very little doubt that Bill had killed. His ex-wife Carol even had the balls to do an interview with 20/20 in 2010 where she vehemently denied ever tampering with any evidence.

“Absolutely not … I didn’t wake up one more morning and say, ‘Oh, gee, I think I’ll go frame my husband today,'” she said at the time. “I did not, and I will say this again, I did not manufacture nor did I ever tamper with evidence. Ever. And I passed four polygraphs and I’ll be happy to take another. But I did not tamper with any evidence.”

“Absolutely not … I didn’t wake up one more morning and say, ‘Oh, gee, I think I’ll go frame my husband today,'” she said at the time. “I did not, and I will say this again, I did not manufacture nor did I ever tamper with evidence. Ever. And I passed four polygraphs and I’ll be happy to take another. But I did not tamper with any evidence.”

What a cold-blooded beyotch this lady is, hopefully they put her on trial and have her locked up ASAP!

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